2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA vs 2021 Lexus NX

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA vs 2021 Lexus NX

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA and the 2021 Lexus NX occupy a similar space within the luxury vehicle market. Can’t decide between the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA vs the 2021 Lexus NX? Below, we’ve compared the available configurations, performance ratings and technology features of each model to help drivers make their decision.

The 2021 Lexus NX is available in three configurations (NX 300, NX 300 F Sport and NX 300 Luxury) while the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA can be found in four: GLA 250, GLA 250 4Matic, AGM 35 and AMG 45. The most powerful engine option available for the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA is a turbocharged, four-cylinder, 2.0-liter engine that produces 382 horsepower and 354 pound-feet of torque. In comparison, the 2021 Lexus NX can only produce 235 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque.

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA


2021 Lexus NX

4 Available Trim Levels 3
382 hp Available Horsepower 235 hp
354 lb.-ft. Available Torque 258 lb.-ft.
Available Automated Parking System Unavailable

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA Features & Technology

While many great technology systems and features are available for the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA and the 2021 Lexus NX, it should be noted that some features can only be found in the 2021 GLA. Notably, an automated parking system is available for the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA, while no equivalent feature exists for the 2021 Lexus NX.

In terms of standard features and technology systems, the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA comes standard with a power liftgate, dual-zone automatic climate control, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration, LED headlights, simulated leather upholstery and power-adjustable front seats with driver memory settings.

Exterior color options available for the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA include: Polar White, Digital White Metallic, Cosmos Black Metallic, Night Black, Patagonia Red Metallic, Denim Blue Metallic, Iridium Silver Metallic and Mountain Gray Metallic.

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